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  1. Pianophase.com


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    Pianophase.com is a performance and visualization of the first section from Steve Reich's 1967 piece Piano Phase. Two pianists repeat the same twelve note sequence, but one gradually speeds up.…

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    • Debussy Dots: Masques


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      Masques (1904) by Claude Debussy. Performed by Katsuhiro Oguri. Built with p5.js. http://www.chenalexander.com http://www.p5js.org http://www.bc9.jp/~oguri/indexe.html

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      • Boy in Static - Young San Francisco


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        Directors: Alexander Chen & Brindalyn Webster for Present Company. Talent: Levi Parker & Mayah Chen. From the Boy in Static album Candy Cigarette on Fake Four Inc & Circle Into Square.…

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        • Debussy Dots: Prelude


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          Prelude from Pour Le Piano (For the piano) by Claude Debussy (1901). Performed by Katsuhiro Oguri. http://www.chenalexander.com http://www.bc9.jp/~oguri/indexe.html

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          • Debussy Dots: Movement


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            "Movement" by Claude Debussy, from Images, Book 1. Performed by Katsuhiro Oguri. http://www.bc9.jp/~oguri/indexe.html http://www.chenalexander.com

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            • Conductor: www.mta.me


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              Conductor (2011) by Alexander Chen. Video capture. View live at: http://www.mta.me Conductor turns the New York subway system into an interactive string instrument. Using the MTA's actual subway…

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              • Strings: J.S. Bach - Cello Suite No. 1 - Prelude


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                Strings (2011) by Alexander Chen visualizes the first Prelude from Bach's Cello Suites. Using the math behind string length and pitch, it came from a simple idea: what if all the notes were drawn…

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                • Beach Bells: You Still Believe In Me


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                  This is a visualization of Beach Boys vocals inspired by the physics of church bells. Using a mathematical relationship between a the circumference of a circular surface and pitch, I wrote code that…

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                  • Debussy Dots: The Snow is Dancing


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                    "The Snow is Dancing" by Claude Debussy, from Children's Corner. Performed by Katsuhiro Oguri. http://www.bc9.jp/~oguri/indexe.html http://www.chenalexander.com

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                    • Viola through Glass


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                      This is a little experiment with a viola and Glass. I thought it would be fun to create a song by layering short video loops. So I spent an afternoon improvising melodies, filming it on Google Glass.…

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                      • Crayong (In progress)


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                        New project in progress entitled Crayong. Born from conversations between David Lu (http://velluminous.org) and Alex Chen (http://chenalexander.com)

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                        • Glass through Glass


                          from Alexander Chen Added 5,439 30 1

                          This is an experiment made with three wine glasses and Google Glass. By adding different amounts of water to change pitch, I composed a piece while filming it on Glass. http://www.chenalexander.com

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